Daniel Feaster

Summary

Affiliation: University of Miami
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The efficacy of Structural Ecosystems Therapy for HIV medication adherence with African American women
    Daniel J Feaster
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:51-9. 2010
  2. pmc Statistical issues in multisite effectiveness trials: the case of brief strategic family therapy for adolescent drug abuse treatment
    Daniel J Feaster
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, USA
    Clin Trials 1:428-39. 2004
  3. pmc A randomized controlled trial of Structural Ecosystems Therapy for HIV medication adherence and substance abuse relapse prevention
    Daniel J Feaster
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 111:227-34. 2010
  4. doi request reprint The efficacy of structural ecosystems therapy with drug-abusing/dependent African American and Hispanic American adolescents
    Michael S Robbins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Family Studies, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:51-61. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Structural Ecosystems Therapy for HIV+ African-American women and drug abuse relapse
    Daniel J Feaster
    Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Fam Process 49:204-19. 2010
  6. pmc Brief strategic family therapy for adolescent drug abusers: a multi-site effectiveness study
    Michael S Robbins
    Center for Family Studies, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 30:269-78. 2009
  7. pmc Factors related to loss of child custody in HIV+ women in drug abuse recovery
    Victoria B Mitrani
    University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33126, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 35:320-4. 2009
  8. pmc Examining family networks of HIV+ women in drug recovery: challenges and opportunities
    Victoria B Mitrani
    School of Nursing and Health Studies, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33126, USA
    Fam Syst Health 27:267-83. 2009
  9. pmc Equivalence of family functioning and externalizing behaviors in adolescent substance users of different race/ethnicity
    Daniel J Feaster
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:S113-24. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of family functioning on family racial socialization processes
    Michael S Robbins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Family Studies, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 13:313-20. 2007

Research Grants

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Publications26

  1. pmc The efficacy of Structural Ecosystems Therapy for HIV medication adherence with African American women
    Daniel J Feaster
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:51-9. 2010
    ..Family hassles were also significantly reduced by SET, though the effect of SET on medication adherence did not appear related to this change in family hassles...
  2. pmc Statistical issues in multisite effectiveness trials: the case of brief strategic family therapy for adolescent drug abuse treatment
    Daniel J Feaster
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, USA
    Clin Trials 1:428-39. 2004
    ..Details of these effects and their implications for the statistical design are presented...
  3. pmc A randomized controlled trial of Structural Ecosystems Therapy for HIV medication adherence and substance abuse relapse prevention
    Daniel J Feaster
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 111:227-34. 2010
    ..Substance abuse in women with HIV/AIDS overshadows other priorities, including health care. Substance abuse may cause women to avoid health care systems and not adhere to their medication regimen...
  4. doi request reprint The efficacy of structural ecosystems therapy with drug-abusing/dependent African American and Hispanic American adolescents
    Michael S Robbins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Family Studies, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:51-61. 2008
    ..However, these improvements were limited to Hispanic adolescents. The study demonstrates the importance of investigating changes in adolescent drug use as a result of treatment condition across more than 1 racial/ethnic group...
  5. doi request reprint Structural Ecosystems Therapy for HIV+ African-American women and drug abuse relapse
    Daniel J Feaster
    Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Fam Process 49:204-19. 2010
    ..Whereas SET did not specifically address substance abuse, SET indirectly protected at-risk women from relapse through reductions in family hassles...
  6. pmc Brief strategic family therapy for adolescent drug abusers: a multi-site effectiveness study
    Michael S Robbins
    Center for Family Studies, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 30:269-78. 2009
    ..This paper describes the following aspects of the study: specific aims, research design and study organization, assessment of primary and secondary outcomes, study treatments, data analysis plan, and data monitoring and safety reporting...
  7. pmc Factors related to loss of child custody in HIV+ women in drug abuse recovery
    Victoria B Mitrani
    University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33126, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 35:320-4. 2009
    ..Mothers who are dually-diagnosed with HIV/ AIDS and drug abuse are particularly burdened and vulnerable to loss of child custody...
  8. pmc Examining family networks of HIV+ women in drug recovery: challenges and opportunities
    Victoria B Mitrani
    School of Nursing and Health Studies, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33126, USA
    Fam Syst Health 27:267-83. 2009
    ..We conclude with methodological implications for future family based clinical research with HIV+ adults...
  9. pmc Equivalence of family functioning and externalizing behaviors in adolescent substance users of different race/ethnicity
    Daniel J Feaster
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:S113-24. 2010
    ..This possibility highlights the importance of considering differing baseline characteristics of subgroups prior to assessing differential treatment effectiveness to prevent confounding...
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of family functioning on family racial socialization processes
    Michael S Robbins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Family Studies, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 13:313-20. 2007
    ..Research and clinical implications are discussed...
  11. doi request reprint A multilevel mediation model of stress and coping for women with HIV and their families
    Ahnalee M Brincks
    Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, 1425 NW 10 Ave, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Fam Process 49:517-29. 2010
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  12. pmc Relational factors and family treatment engagement among low-income, HIV-positive African American mothers
    Victoria B Mitrani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, USA
    Fam Process 42:31-45. 2003
    ..003) and mother's desire for involvement with family (p < .018) were differentially related to family treatment engagement in low- versus high-support families. Implications for clinical practice and future research are discussed...
  13. pmc Structural Ecosystems Therapy for recovering HIV-positive women: child, mother, and parenting outcomes
    Victoria B Mitrani
    Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research El Centro, University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies, Coral Gables, FL 33126, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:746-55. 2010
    ..An adaptation of SET specifically for families with children could further enhance benefits and improve acceptability and cost-effectiveness...
  14. ncbi request reprint Familias Unidas: the efficacy of an intervention to promote parental investment in Hispanic immigrant families
    Hilda Pantin
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Prev Sci 4:189-201. 2003
    ..The findings suggest that Familias Unidas is efficacious in promoting protection and reducing risk for adolescent problem behaviors in poor immigrant Hispanic families...
  15. pmc Structural ecosystems therapy for HIV-seropositive African American women: effects on psychological distress, family hassles, and family support
    Jose Szapocznik
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:288-303. 2004
    ..Implications for further intervention development are discussed...
  16. pmc Religious involvement, coping, social support, and psychological distress in HIV-seropositive African American mothers
    Guillermo Prado
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Family Studies, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:221-35. 2004
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  17. pmc Adapting the structural family systems rating to assess the patterns of interaction in families of dementia caregivers
    Victoria B Mitrani
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1425 N W 10th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Gerontologist 45:445-55. 2005
    ..This article presents the development of the SFSR-Dementia Caregiver adaptation (SFSR-DC) and examines relationships between specific family-interaction patterns and caregiver distress...
  18. pmc The role of family functioning in the stress process of dementia caregivers: a structural family framework
    Victoria B Mitrani
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1425 NW 10th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Gerontologist 46:97-105. 2006
    ..We theorized family functioning to partially mediate the relationship between objective burden and distress and to significantly account for the prediction of distress beyond well-recognized predictors...
  19. pmc Malaise, motivation and motherhood: predictors of engagement in behavioral interventions from a randomized controlled trial for HIV+ women in drug abuse recovery
    Victoria B Mitrani
    Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research El Centro, School of Nursing and Health Studies, University of Miami, 5030 Brunson Drive, Coral Gables, FL, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:396-406. 2011
    ..05) were associated with engagement across the two interventions. Results from this study can be used to inform outreach and engagement approaches for women dually affected by drug abuse and HIV/AIDS...
  20. pmc A randomized controlled trial of a parent-centered intervention in preventing substance use and HIV risk behaviors in Hispanic adolescents
    Guillermo Prado
    Center for Family Studies, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:914-26. 2007
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  21. pmc Do therapist cultural characteristics influence the outcome of substance abuse treatment for Spanish-speaking adults?
    Lourdes Suarez-Morales
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Center for Family Studies, 1425 NW 10 Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 16:199-205. 2010
    ..These findings are discussed in the context of the results of the main effectiveness trial and of psychotherapy research with ethnic minority populations, in particular Hispanic minorities...
  22. pmc Multilevel models to identify contextual effects on individual group member outcomes: a family example
    Daniel Feaster
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, 1120 NW 14th St 1059, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Fam Process 50:167-83. 2011
    ..Example data include measures of hassles and coping adequacy of inner city, poor, African American new mothers, and their family members...
  23. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in comorbidity among substance-abusing adolescents referred to outpatient therapy
    Michael S Robbins
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL 33136, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:394-401. 2002
    ..To examine differences in psychiatric comorbidity between African-American and Hispanic substance-abusing adolescents referred for outpatient therapy...
  24. pmc Stress processes in HIV-positive African American mothers: moderating effects of drug abuse history
    Myron J Burns
    Department of Psychology, Nevada State College, Henderson, NV 89002, USA
    Anxiety Stress Coping 21:95-116. 2008
    ..Furthermore, the effect of avoidant coping on psychological distress was stronger for mothers with a history of drug diagnosis. The implications of these findings for targeting interventions are discussed...
  25. pmc Increasing minority research participation through community organization outreach
    Roger A Alvarez
    Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Davie, Florida, USA
    West J Nurs Res 28:541-60; discussion 561-3. 2006
    ..This model can be adopted and adapted by nurses and other health researchers to enhance engagement of minority populations...
  26. ncbi request reprint Equivalence to normal?
    Frederick L Newman
    Health Services Administration, Florida International University, Miami 33199, USA
    J Clin Psychol 59:735-43. 2003
    ..Ken's second authorship, typical on his many publications, honored his dedication to mentoring those who would improve upon what is currently understood...

Research Grants8

  1. HIV:Women Recovering from Substance Abuse (RMI)
    Daniel Feaster; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  2. ADHERENCE IN RECENTLY SOBER HIV+ WOMEN:ECOSYSTEMIC(RMI)
    Daniel Feaster; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The effects of the intervention and the hypothesized mediators will be tested using Hierarchical Linear Modeling. This will be the first award for this investigator. ..